- n. Plural form of belligerent.
“In almost every simmering armed conflict in the world today, one of the belligerents is Islamic.”
“At the same time, German propaganda sought to alienate Americans and British from each other, and both these Western belligerents from the Soviets.”
“Standing like a buffer state between the main belligerents, it would have been miraculous had no differences of opinion arisen in the opposing camps as to what the Danes owed to the respective nations at war.”
“Hands off, no passage to belligerents," is a cardinal element of neutrality, by the Hague Tribunal, by international law, and by common sense.”
“Well, gentlemen, that question of the rights of belligerents is a question of facts; and I put it to you whether, with five millions of freemen declaring themselves, in States and collectively, an independent nation, we could pass it over as a petty rebellion.”
“None of the belligerents were adequately prepared to handle the unanticipated POW burden they carried, which increased steadily as the war progressed.”
“This comparison of the _communiqués_ of the belligerents, which is seen in these pages to be no light task, naturally forms but a small part of”
“In Europe, during the year 1781, the two leading questions which dominated the action of the belligerents were the protection, or destruction, of commerce, and the attack and defence of Gibraltar.”
“They were partisans; it lacked but a hair that they should be called belligerents; it were idle to try to deny they were the most dangerous of spies.”
“Benton, and the Senators interfered, Mr. Tazewell, who was in the chair, calling the belligerents to order.”
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